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Unformatted text preview: Sampling Rule for Treating Dependent Events as Independent Population (Size N ) ( N 1000 , say) (even if we draw without replacement) Sample (Size n ) ( n 0.05 N ) If we are drawing a sample of size n from a population of size N without replacement, then, even though the selections are dependent, we can practically treat them as independent if: The sample size is no more than 5% of the population size: n 5% of N ( ) , or n 0.05 N , and The population size, N , is large: say, for our class , N 1000 ....
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This note was uploaded on 12/29/2011 for the course MATH 119 taught by Professor Kim during the Fall '09 term at SUNY Stony Brook.
- Fall '09